Maria João Falcão is an actress. was born in Lisboa. 

Lived and studied theatre in Madrid, Paris, New York and Lisboa where she currently lives.

Studied at RESAD (Madrid), École Philippe Gaulier (Paris) and SITI Company (NY).
In 2019, finishes her Master's degree in Theatre Practices, at ArtEZ (Netherlands).

 

As an actress, she works in theatre, television and cinema.


Maria João Falcão has  participated in tv series for RTP, SIC, TVI and Amazon. In theatre she has worked with several directors, such as Antonino Solmer, Amândio Pinheiro, Miguel Loureiro, Miguel Moreira, André Amálio, Carlos Pimenta, André Murraças, Nuno Cardoso, Maria João Luís, André Gago, Jorge Silva Melo, João Telmo, Rodrigo Francisco, Toni Cafiero and Hugo Franco. Working with the theatre companies Artistas Unidos, Companhia de Teatro de Almada, Ao Cabo Teatro, Mala Voadora, Útero, Teatro da Terra and Nova Companhia. In cinema worked with the directors Joaquim Leitão, António Pedro Vasconcelos, João Pedro Rodrigues, João Nuno Pinto e Diogo Pessoa Andrade.

In 2019, Maria João Falcão starts the theatre platform 'número cinco' and creates her first theatre project On Invitation. .